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" WOODMAN, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough! In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand — Thy axe shall harm it not! That old familiar tree, Whose glory... "
History of Jones County, Iowa: Past and Present - Page 685
edited by - 1910
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The Sunday Magazine, Volume 7

1877
...prosperity under the old order, and protest, therefore, against its being superseded by a new." " Oh woodman, spare that tree ! Touch not a single bough...In youth it sheltered me And I'll protect it now." ' To the men amongst us who have been successful, I would say, do not suffer your success to tempt...
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Allusions in Ulysses: An Annotated List

Weldon Thornton - Literary Criticism - 1968 - 554 pages
...is a sentimental American song with words by George P. Morris and music by Henry Russell. It begins, "Woodman, spare that tree!/ Touch not a single bough;/...youth it sheltered me,/ And I'll protect it now." For words and music, see Helen K. Johnson, Our Familiar Songs, pp. 25-28. 327.34/322.2 rvYTOD, HOLLYBERRIES...
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Musical Allusions in the Works of James Joyce: Early Poetry through Ulysses

Zack R. Bowen - Literary Criticism - 1974 - 372 pages
...Spare that Tree" is a magnificendy apt song for the occasion. Its maudlin ecological lyrics begin, Woodman, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough;...In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now; . . . 222 Ulysses — But what about the fighting navy, says Ned, that keeps our foes at bay ? (328...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 18; Volume 65

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1892
...as when, after giving vent in his richly mellifluous and deliberate tones to the once popular lines, Woodman, spare that, tree," Touch not a single bough...In youth it sheltered me ! And I'll protect it now ! he would proceed to relate ' a little anecdote ' — how, at some house, a gentleman, standing up...
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The Hudson River in Literature: An Anthology

Arthur G. Adams - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 337 pages
...highlands where My Ida's footsteps roam: O for a falcon's wing to bear Me onward to my home! THE OAK.* I Woodman, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough!...In Youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall...
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Gunfighters, Highwaymen & Vigilantes: Violence on the Frontier

Roger D. McGrath - History - 1987 - 291 pages
...his actions by reciting the poetry of George Pope Morris. Said the man to the justice of the peace: Woodman, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough!...In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. " The justice noted, however, that the man did not spare the woodpile and gave him forty days in jail....
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Annual Conference, Volume 2

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Mormons - 1899
...standing, and he wrote the following beautiful lines on the subject: "Woodman, spare the tree; Cut not one single bough; In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect It now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed It near his cot, There woodman let It stand; Thy ax shall harm...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 645 pages
...tree An American popular song by George P. Morris and Henry Russell. The first of its four verses: "Woodman, spare that tree! / Touch not a single bough, / In youth it shelter'd me, / And I'll protect it now; / 'Twas my forefather's hand / That placed it near his cot;...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...Ogden Nash's parody that begins, "Pray, butcher, spare your tender calf." Woodman, Spare That Tree! Woodman, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough!...In youth it sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy ax shall harm...
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The Book Lover's Guide to Florida

Kevin M. McCarthy - Travel - 1992 - 512 pages
...state road department, but Barney Dillard stood under it, shotgun in hand, reciting the famous poem: Woodman, spare that tree, Touch not a single bough!...In youth it sheltered me And I'll protect it now. He kept watch until a delegation from the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters...
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